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Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This our second visit to Avonlea .Absolutely love the place ! Great location right on the beach as well as restaurants and pubs with in a short walking distance . Close enough to the center of town but far enough away from the hustle and bustle. The rooms are great as well as the main lobby . Nice breakfast and...

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Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Perfect weekend in Block Island. We stayed 3 nights at the Avonlea and would've stayed longer if we could. My fiancee coordinated with Joann and Sabrina to plan an amazing proposal and they were both fantastic. Book in advance as they tend to fill up. Sapphire has 3 huge windows with amazing views!

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

My teen girls & I stayed in a suite and it was wonderful!...Clean, spacious, very comfortable. Great bathroom with washer/dryer & toiletries! The A/C was helpful as it was HOT! Location is ideal--steps from the beach, centrally located to everything. Ann, the staff & housekeepers are A+... Very eager to please & accommodating. We borrowed her library card, asked for...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This location is the best on the island. It's close enough to town to walk easily, but also tucked in and quiet. It is steps from the beach. The breakfast was excellent every morning, and the afternoon wine, cheese, and snacks were delicious. Sabrina was sweet and friendly, but seemed to be left alone to do everything. The main property...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The location is wonderful and the front porch can't be beat. We were disappointed with the housekeeping and some maintenance issues this time and as mentioned in another review, the Garnet room was noisy with the bar music next door. There really was no check in procedure.

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1Thank David L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This quaint B&B is the definition of seaside charm. Perfectly situated on top of a small hill overlooking the crystal clear and calm waters of a bay and white sand beach, it is still walking distance to the little main town of the island. Although small, our room was clean and had a private entrance. The staff is warm and...

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Thank Tiare A
Merrick, New York
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am reluctant to tell all about this wonderful place, because I feel like it is a hidden treasure ;-) But for the greater good I will share that the location and views of this small Inn are terrific. The place is clean and offers beach chairs and towels, as well as a refrigerator for all their guests. The rooms,...

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Thank travelerml
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The setting of the Avonlea is beautiful and the staff very help and friendly. However the Garnet room feels like a basement room added to generate income. There's also a bar right next door and the music is booming until the early morning hours. Peeped in one of the other rooms and they looked much nicer. I'd recommend the place...

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Thank Durwood H
Crownsville, Maryland
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were very happy with Avonlea, staying in the Amethyst suite. The small balcony overlooking the ocean was lovely. Avonlea's location is convenient - that means that the noise from the nearby hotel can be loud at night. Sabrina was a wonderful hostess and prepared excellent breakfasts and delicious evening appetizers. Overall, we would definitely return to Avonlea.

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Holtsville, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We spend July 4th week in Block Island every year but this was our first time at Avonlea. We've had a great time renting a house with friends but this was a very different experience. One word... serenity. First off, location, location, location! There was nothing better than waking up to the sounds and smell of the ocean right outside...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location! Location! Location! Avonlea is a beautifully renovated property sitting directly on the beach and right in town. Every room has a breathtaking view. Rates include a full breakfast, wine and appetizer, our famous Block Island barnacle cookies, as well as attentive service from your host. We thank you for choosing to stay with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

Address: 597 Corn Neck Road, P.O. Box 488, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $181 - $529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We were in the Emerald. Great view!”
crism226, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick the third floor!”
kimmY1332PS, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Jewel, which has a private entrance with porch on the first floor. Loved the room and location. Perfect for 3-4 people.”
CoCo3614, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“North side rooms will be quieter in season.”
, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Jewel, slept 4 comfortably, with a private deck with furniture!”
Kimberlyfo, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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